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“Super” El Niño Poised to Disrupt Weather Patterns

David Zierden, Florida State Climatologist, has written up the message of a “Super” El Nino and what it means for our weather in the Southeast Region going forward through the fall, winter, and spring. Please click on link below to view the article.   https://www.siftag.org/super-el-nino-poised-to-disrupt-weather-patterns/
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Peanut Maturity Profile

Peanut harvest will be here before you know it and I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things that need to be done before the initial harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date.   If you…
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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Georgia

Asian soybean rust was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Attapulgus, Decatur County.  Asian soybean rust has been slow to develop in Georgia and Alabama this year, but has been found scattered throughout Mississippi.   Any soybeans that have reached full seed/R6 growth stages are “safe”.  Younger soybeans are still…
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Pre-Harvest Applications to Control Morningglory in Peanuts

We have been getting many questions lately about late-season annual morningglory control in peanut. In most cases, it is too late in the year to legally apply herbicides.  Pre-harvest intervals (PHI) of peanut herbicides with POST activity on annual morningglory are as follows: Cadre = 90 days; Cobra = 45 days; Ultra…
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Blessing of the Harvest

You are invited to the Blessing of the Harvest Bulloch County Center for Agriculture 151 Langston Chapel Road Statesboro, GA 30458 Friday, August 7, 2015 7:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be served.   If you have any questions please contact Todd Faircloth or Roxanne Kibler 
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Peanut Shade Tree Meeting

There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Smith-Healy Farms (Jeff Lanier), Wade Hodges peanut field, located at 5668 Banks Dairy Road, Statesboro, GA 30458.   (GPS Coordinates: N 32.476810° E -81.875207°)   The peanut field is…
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